Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
over by its lenders. >>> google is looking at a controversial way to put down illegal download sites and they are talking about funds. they are looking into how it deals with pirated books and movies. they want to look into offering those materials instead of having to change the search results. >>> the super bowl hero collin kaepernick recently received an invitation to the grammies and he was asked to be a special correspondent at the oscars and late night show hosts all want him as a guest and his response is always the same, i would rather hit the gym. >>> tonight on channel 2 news at 5:00, hurting or not, u.s. postal service, now we are learning about lavished plans that will be held here in the bay area and it is expected to draw hundreds of employees. thanks for joining us on ktvu channel 2 news, we are always here on www.ktvu.com and mobile www.ktvu.com. we'll see you the next time news breaks.
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
looking to catch up with google already test-driving a prius. a former nasa scientist will lead a team of 60 engineers and technicians at the new research center. they will collaborate with automotive labs at stanford, uc berkeley, uc davis and other companies. >>> wall street is trending down. we'll tell you why. >>> and the unlikely basketball star making waves on the west coast. >>> u.s. stocks are down after minutes from the federal reserve suggest the central bank may have to slow or stop buying assets before seeing a pick up in hiring. the dow now down 98. the nasdaq down 41. and s&p is down as well. >>> two of the nation's big office supply stores, office depot and office max, have made it official. they announced this morning they are merging. it's an all-stock deal worth about $1.2 billion. analysts say the companies hope the move will help them compete against staples and other big box chains. >>> nba stars may have a little competition. take a look at the skills of this sea otter. 16-year-old eddie has become an expert at slam dunking. he's so good, zookeepers say he ra
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
stocks are up today. >>> and a milestone for google, happening on wall street. >>> talk of more deal making sending stock prices on wall street setting the market up to continue a seven-week rally. reports that retailers, de -- office depot and office max, some investors are betting more deals on the way. the dow is up at 14,033. the nasdaq is up 16. s&p up 9. >>> it's also a big day for google. today, the mountain view-based company's stock topped $800 for the first time. right now, the stock is trading at just under $805 up 1 1/2%. android growth, dominance in search and increasing advertising opportunities are credited with contributing to google's upswing. some say it's also an endorsement of the co founder who took over as ceo in april of 2011. >>> al-jazeera is announcing a major expansion to become a news network here. we're now learning that san francisco will be one of eight cities across the country where al-jazeera america will have bureaus. the network's headquarters will be in washington, d.c. the focus of the programming will be international news. >>> today on ktvu cha